Category: Top Zoos in Europe

The top 5 zoo’s in all of Europe

This month we’ve got a wild TOP 5!
July is a great moment to go outside and explore.
There’s no better place for fun and adventure than at the  zoo!

1. Beekse Bergen, Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands.

Beekse Bergen The best zoo in the Netherlands.
The park is the largest wildlife safari park in the Benelux.You don’t  have to leave the Dutch border to experience an African atmosphere

In Beekse Bergen in Hilvarenbeek you can spot the Big Five . Beekse Bergen has many different animals you can admire, more than 1,500 animals and 150 species. The park covers an area of ​​120 hectares. There are several ways to see the animals: a car safari , safari by bus! , Boat safari, and of course you can go on a adventure by going through the park in a walking safari. (View on  map)

2. Chester Zoo ,Cheshire , England.

Chester Zoo is one of the largest zoos in the UK. The zoo has a total of about 400 hectares. Chester Zoo has more than 11,000 animals of 400 species . The real highlight of the Chester Zoo are the elephants of the Asian Forest . From the spring of 2015, the zoo opened an amazingly beautiful tropical setting of six South East Asian islands. The ultimate way to experience your own wildlife expedition . Outside the boat trip , it is possible to walk through the park.
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3. Zoo Berlin ,Berlin , Germany.


Zoo Berlin is one of the oldest zoos in the world.
The zoo is 35 hectares and has the most species in the world. It’s a zoo in the center of Berlin Bahnhof  Zoologischer Garten. In the zoo there are nearly 15,000 animals a year, the It is the  most visited zoo in Europe the zoo attracts nearly 3 million visitors from all around the world. It is open all year long and can easily be reached by public transportation.
Most of the animals are housed in enclosures designed to recreate their natural habitat.
There is a monkey bar and  aquarium.  From exotic to history so much discover in Zoo Berlin. (View on  map)

4. Pairi Daiza, Brugelette, Belgium.

The Pairi Daiza known as the most beautiful and best zoo in Belgium. The park is 55 hectares and is located in the Walloon Cambron and is really a tip for a day trip.

The Zoo attracts more than  one million visitors each year.  Since 2014 the giant pandas Hao Hao and Xing Hui stay at the zoo, which makes it extra special.  Besides the animals, there are impressive ruins, an Asian garden and fascinating temples in China. Pairi Daiza is a surprising animal park, stroll through the world of Oasis or go aboard on the boat. (View on  map)

5. ZooParc de Beauval, Saint-Aignan, France.

ZooParc de Beauval is one of the best zoos in the world.
The zoo is located in Saint-Aignan in France. The zoo has over 5,700 animals spread over 400 species. The zoo offers excellent living conditions for the animals.

The zoo has an important goal: the propagation of endangered animal species and  spreading them to other zoos worldwide. There are different shows  for the visitors. At the park you can attend shows throughout the day, where  you can learn fun facts about the animals. Visit the fantastic birds of prey show and do not leave without saying goodbye to the pandas.  (View on  map)

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Take a dive into the underwater world!

L’Aquarium de Paris gives you a unique underwater experience.
Join the educational activities and learn all about the different fish species from around the world.

The Aquarium has  a wide range of unique species of fish and up to 30 sharks .

You can learn all about the shark during the Kinkin Show hosted by Kinkin the Shark or meet Claire the mermaid during the mermaids show.

L’Aquarium de Paris offers a wide range of shows and activities suitable for all ages.
For a fun and exciting underwater adventure with sharks , pirates and mermaids you have to be in the heart of Paris.

View the PIN on our website for the right directions and more adventurous spots in Paris.

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The Giant Panda in Europe

In honor of Earth Day!

The Giant Panda is known as a symbol for  the endangered animals.
The Panda eats a diet that consists of different parts of a number of species of the bamboo plant.

The Panda’s habitat has almost completely disappeared
By use of  huge amounts of  bamboo  by the human population  a lot of parts of bamboo forests in China have been cleared and range is getting smaller.

It is suspected that there are approximately 1,800 pandas left in the wild.

To avoid extinction, the giant Panda is kept in zoos with the aim to produce offspring.
In Europe there are only five zoos where you can see the  Panda .
We have put together a special list for you.

1. Tian Tian in the U.K. at Edinburgh Zoo (Edinburgh)
2. Yang Yang, Hui Long , Fu Long and baby Fu Hu in Austria at Zoo Schönbrunn (Vienna)
3. Huan Huan & Yuan Zi in France at Parc de Beauval (Saint-Agnan)
4. Xing Bao in Spain at Madrid Zoo (Madrid)
5. Hao Hao & Xing Hui in Belgium at Zoo Pairi Daiza (Brugelette)

Do you want to see a Panda in real life ? Take a look at one of these zoos.

Help to save the panda and donate at the WWF.

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